New Orleans 1858

Some recipients of valentines in 1858 New Orleans "will be pleased and others teased, and yet others vexed and indignant.

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New Orleans 1858 - St. VALMTrXK's Day. This anniversary this year...
St. VALMTrXK's Day. This anniversary this year mils oa Sunday ; but custom haa given the saiufa eele. brattoa a long extension, and we may look to see throngboot the week a continuance of its observance fat tb shape of missives of every kind, ornamenta and plaia. extravagant and - simple, neat and gaudy, tasteful .and 4awdxy, compjimeutary and quisslcal, elegant and Use reverse, with the reception of which eoma will be pleased and others teased, and yet other vexed and indignant We bope that too much license will not be taken with the osage of the time, which eertafnly does pat the innocent very mack In the power erf the designing or the unthinking. - The stationery establish meats, of our city display aa largely ia the valentine way this year aa ever, and H taatea, the refined and the unrefined, may select from a great variety, te suit their several taatea.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 14 Feb 1858, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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  • New Orleans 1858 — Some recipients of valentines in 1858 New Orleans "will be pleased and others teased, and yet others vexed and indignant.

    staff_reporter – 27 Jan 2013

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